The February 27 public forum on the Summit Avenue Regional Trail Plan provided welcome clarity on the contentious subject of tree removal and bike trails.
Historically, Summit Avenue was more about socializing than speed, a place to “be seen,” to hang out and to converse. Wouldn’t an upgraded off-road bike trail serve that sense of place?
As the icy winter lingers, now is a fitting time to reflect on St. Paul’s bicycle infrastructure – in particular, the promising Summit Avenue Regional Trail Plan, now 90% complete.
The Summit Avenue redesign is almost complete. With approval still a ways off and critical decisions on the horizon, Max Singer looks into how the arguing over the plan has panned out.
The Twin Cities has spatial gaps in its transit service and social gaps in transportation equity. Car-sharing can connect people without cars to suburban areas, including their amenities and their jobs.
Just as Minneapolis allows us to make balanced decisions about having chickens in our yards, we should be allowing opportunities for small businesses to be mixed into our neighborhoods.
A comprehensive look at and recommendations for the Riverview Corridor, a proposed streetcar between Downtown St. Paul and the Mall of America.
St. Paul planning staff have been doing great work to reform the planning process. The latest change proposes to fix a broken petition requirement for certain developments.
A recent editorial argued that bike advocates left out the marginalized in their advocacy for new bike infrastructure on Summit Avenue. What if we applied that analysis to cars?
The Minneapolis 2040 plan is back in the news, but not for fun reasons. Last week, a Hennepin County district court judge ordered the City of Minneapolis to stop implementing that groundbreaking comprehensive plan until the city could demonstrate that it complied with state environmental legislation. The plan, which was adopted over three years ago, […]